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  1. Application Q: What are the presets on my Spider Valve Mk II amplifier? A: There are 64 presets (16 banks of 4) programmed into the amplifier at the factory, and 64 “empty� preset locations for an end user to program. The “empty� 64 preset locations have defaults (1-4) in them as a starting place. Q: I noticed that the Artist/Song Presets from the Spider IV are not present on the Spider Valve Mk II? A: Yes, as many end users had asked for more locations to store their personal presets, we have removed the artist/song presets for the Spider Valve Mk II. Q: Are the Spider Valve Mk II series amps Mono(phonic)? A: Yes, the Spider Valve Mk II series amplifiers have a monophonic output (as are most tube amplifiers). Q: How can I connect a POD unit to my Spider Valve Mk II series amplifier? POD Connections, Routing and the 4 Cable Method Q: Do the Master volume and presence control applied to the power amp section only? A: Yes, the master volume and presence control are true analog. Q: Where is the Master volume located in the chain? A: it is after the preamp, and before the power amp. Specifications Q: What are the specifications of the Spider Valve Mk II series? Spider Valve Mk II Specifications Q: What speakers are used in the Spider Valve Mk II amplifiers? Spider Valve 112: Celestion Vintage 30, 8 ohm Spider Valve 212: (2) Celestion Vintage 30s, 16 ohm Spider Valve 412 cabinet: (4) Celestion Vintage 30s, 16 ohm Q: What tubes ship in the Spider Valve Mk II amplifiers? What is the power output? Spider Valve Mk II 112 & 212: (2) Sovtek 12AX7B preamp tubes, (2) Sovtek 5881/6L6WGC power amp tubes. 40 watts. Spider Valve Mk II HD: (2) Sovtek 12AX7B preamp tubes, (4) Sovtek 5881/6L6WGC power amp tubes. 100 watts. Q: What are the function of the 12AX7 tubes? A: V1 is the booster to the output tubes, V2 is the phase inverter for the output tubes. When viewing the SV MKII HD100 upright from the back, V1 is on the right side. On the combo, V1 is on the left side. Q: Can the Spider Valve Mk II handle another 12A_7 style tube without damage to tubes or circuitry? A: Yes, but as these tubes act as a phase inverter and a boost to the power amp (rather than traditionally "cleaning up" the preamp section), you may not get the result you are looking for. Q: What Line 6 controllers work with the Spider Valve Mk II series amplifier? Controller compatibility chart Setup/Connection Q: Is there a bias switch to change the power tubes to EL-34s or other power tube types? A: No, the Spider Valve Mk II does not offer bias switchable options and was designed to only be used with 6L6 power amp output tubes. Q: Is there a headphone output on the Spider Valve Mk II series? A: There is no headphone output on the Spider Valve Series, but you can use the XLR output to go to a mixer, then use the headphone jack from the mixer. Q: Can I run my Spider Valve Mk II amplifier without a speaker load? A:No, you cannot run the Spider Valve Mk II series without a speaker load. Please see the following link for more information on cabinet connections: Cabinet Connection and Ohm F.A.Q. Q: Can the Spider Valve Mk II be run with a Variac? A: This is not recommended as the lower voltage can cause problems with the digital processing in the Preamp section of the Spider Valve Mk II. Q: Can I run a Palmer S.E., THD Hot Plate, Power Soak, etc. for speaker simulation or power attenuation? A: There are no known issues regarding the use of any direct recording simulators or power attenuators between the power amp output and the speaker cabinet, but if there is damage caused by improper connections or malfunctioning gear it will not covered under the Line 6 warranty. Q: Do the Spider Valve Mk II 112 and 212 combos support external speaker cabinets? If so, will the external cabs mute the internal speakers of the Spider Valve Mk II? A: Yes, the Spider Valve Mk II supports the use of additional cabinets. Please ensure that the ohm load is correct to avoid damaging your amplifier if you intend to use both the internal and external speakers simultaneously. Q: What is the bias voltage for the Sovtek 5881WXT tubes? A: 35 mV (+/-2mV) Q: Does the XLR output still send signal when the amplifier is on standby? A: In some cases yes, in some no. Spider Valve MkII actually has two different modes of Direct Out, which can be found in the SETUP menu in Edit Mode. They are Studio and Performance. Studio mode is a traditional, DSP POD-style output with speaker simulation and will function when the amplifier is in standby mode. In contrast, Performance mode takes a tap off the output transformer, then goes through the speaker simulation before going through the Direct Out. This allows the tubes to interact with the DSP, and because the amp has to be on to allow this to happen, there will be no signal at the XLR output in standby if Performance mode is selected. Q: Does the Spider Valve Mk II have an FX loop? A: the Spider Valve Mk II has a pre-amp out (effect send) and Power amp in (effect return) section. Q: Is the effect loop series or parallel? Is the effect loop mono or stereo? A: The effect loop is series mono. Q: Does the Spider Valve Mk II have MIDI ports? A: Yes, the Spider Valve Mk II amplifier series has both MIDI in and MIDI out ports, and the Spider Valve Mk II will accept MIDI program changes on MIDI Channel 1-16, from values 00-127. The MIDI channel assignment can be accessed by pushing the “preset� encoder and using the left/right arrow key to reach “MIDI�. This greatly increases the opportunity to integrate Spider Valve MkII’s into your existing rig, and will also allow you to update your amps firmware via MIDI. See the advanced user’s guide for the full MIDI story. Q: Can I send a MIDI output from the Spider Valve Mk II to another MIDI-capable Line 6 amplifier and control both amplifiers with one FBV controller? A: Yes, but as different Line 6 amplifiers have different MIDI implementation you will want to go through each control on the FBV to ensure that you get the desired control on both units. Q: Is there an editor where I can connect my Spider Valve Mk II to my computer and edit/store tones? A: Yes, Spider Valve Edit is the editing software that can be used to edit the Spider Valve Mk II. Please see the following link for more information: Spider Valve Edit FAQs Q: What do the FBV Shortboard series stomp, FX Loop/Function 1, and Function 2 do? A: The Stomp button activates the "boost" on both the original FBV shortboard series (Mark I) and Mark II controllers. The FX Loop (Mk I)/Function 1 (Mk II) activates the Noise gate. The Function 2 (Mk II only) activates the loop feature on the Spider Valve Mk II. Q: What do the FBV Shortboard MkII Function 1 and Function 2 buttons do with Spider Valve MkII? How is it different from the original FBV Shortboard? A: The Function 1 button activates the Boost setting saved with each preset. The Boost setting (up to 8db pre and/or post amp model) can be found by entering “edit mode� on the SV MkII and pressing the R arrow on the 4-way nav button. The button equivalent to Function 1 on the original FBV Shortboard is labeled FX Loop. The Function 2 button (FBV Shortboard MkII only) is equivalent to the Quick Loop button on the faceplate of the SV MkII, and arms the built in Looper. For full functionality of the Looper, see the Spider Valve MkII Advanced User Guide. In addition, the Stomp button activates the first Smart FX on both the original and MkII FBV Shortboard controllers. Q: Can I run the Spider Valve Mk II head with only the outer two power tubes (removing the inner pair) to operate at a lower output volume? A: Yes, it is safe to run the Spider Valve Mk II Head with two 6L6s. It is recommended that the output impedance be run at "half" when running in this configuration. An example would be running the 8 ohm head output connected to the 16 ohm cabinet connection, or the 4 ohm output to an an 8 ohm cabinet connection. Line 6 recommends re-biasing your amplifier to 35mv after removing the tubes, as the current draw will have changed. Q: Where is the fuse located in the chain? A: The fuse is located between the 12AX7s and 6L6s (there is no “master� fuse). Spider Valve Cabinet FAQs Q: What are the specs for the Line 6 4x12 cabinet? A: 9 ply, ¾� wood with Celestion Vintage 30 speakers. There is no “internal baffle�. Q: What are the ohm load options for the 4x12 cabinet? A: The switchable ohm load options for the 4x12 cabinet are 16 ohm mono, 8 ohm stereo, and 4 ohm mono. Trouble shooting Q: What is the manufacturer’s warranty for Spider Valve Mk II? A: The warranty for the Spider Valve Mk II amplifier is 12 months from the date of purchase, the tubes warranty is 90 days from the date of purchase. Q: How do I perform a factory reset on my Spider Valve Mk II? A: The factory reset for the Spider Valve Mk II series is to hold the "A" button while powering the unit, then pushing the “presets� encoder twice. Q: I hear a loud "pop" when I switch between certain presets on the Spider Valve MKII. Is this normal? A: Sometimes if the Channel Volume is set or saved too low on a preset a loud pop will be heard when navigating to it and away from it. This is because of the level difference between it and the other saved presets. Try adjusting the preset's Channel Volume above "12:00" and saving again. This should level out the difference between the presets and eliminate the popping sound. Q: Will using different brands of 6L6 tubes in the Spider Valve Mk II void the warranty? A: No, feel free to experiment with other tubes of the same type as long as they are correctly biased. Q: My amp seems to be malfunctioning. What can I do as an end user? Amp Troubleshooting Tube Troubleshooting and Replacement *Q: Where can I download a Spider Valve Mk II manual? Line 6 Manuals Miscellaneous Q: Where can I get a cover for my Spider Valve Mk II amplifier? Cases And Covers
  2. stratomolins

    OT TRANSFORMER COLOUR CODE

    Hi line 6 family Im trying to fix a dt50 amplifier and i need to know the colour impedance of the secundary wires, from the output transformer Can anyone help me thanks to all
  3. THANKS, for your interest . . ( Replies, Welcome !! ) I assure you of personal experience (music production), that the following info will provide you with a satisfying result; based on the Marshall 1959/ 1987 amplifiers. That said, I have ultimately gained the sound-knowledge of these musical machines; whether such be 6L6, or EL34-based TONES. Otherwise, for practical reasons I choose to record through the orig. Line 6 Pod HD Pro modeler, as well . . Example : I have created a personal program patch which, has an uncanny sonic-resemblance to those particular EL34-loaded amps. An alternative speaker cabinet *(1x12) was substituted for the typical, matching 4 x12 (due to overall, sweeter tonality). Provided below, are the exact settings I employ for recording purposes : Vintage, Marshall-Style Amplifier 1.) Distortion/ Tube Drive : 84%, Bass 51%, Mid 2%, Treble 41%, Output 75% 2.) Dynamics/ Blue Comp : Sustain 14%, Level 98% 3.) Dynamics/ Boost Comp : Drive 70%, Bass 50%, Comp 5%, Treble 40%, Output 53% 4.) Brit P-75 : *112 BF Deluxe, 421 Dynamic 5.) Volume A : -3.0 dB, Pan A/ L 96% 6.) Volume B : +1.0 dB, Pan B/ R 91% 7.) Studio EQ : Low Freq. 700 Hz, Low Gain -1, High Freq 200 Hz, High Gain -1.1, Gain -0.4 8.) Reverb : '63 Spring, Decay 19%, P. Delay 21 Ms, Tone 27%, Mix 84%, 9.) FX Loop : Send -25.0, Return +14.0, Mix 92%.
  4. Theshotski

    MIDI Control of Mesa TC-50

    I'm having a tough time getting my TC-50 head to respond to my Helix LT for amp control via MIDI. This is my first time attempting to use MIDI. I'm connected to the amp via 4cm, with the MIDI connected from the out on the helix to the in on the amp. I'm running the helix in snapshot mode. What I'm specifically trying to achieve is channel changes on the amp, along with standard effect/parameter changes in helix. Example: Footswitch 1: CLEAN on TC-50 with Helix reverb + delay Footswitch 2: LO on TC-50 with Helix overdrive + reverb Amps midi CC numbers/values for channels: CLEAN = CC 20 w/ value 64 - 127 LO = CC 21 w/ value 64 - 127 HI = CC 22 w/ value 64 - 127 Things to note. The amp also responds to midi program changes - I've noticed that if I scroll through the presets menu that my amp changes channels with varying features coming on and off. So for some reason helix is sending program changes when loading a preset. If I could isolate that function to snapshots I would also be happy, as I could use the amp's solo/reverb/fx loop options as well instead of just singular purpose CC messages. Any help much appreciated.
  5. Hi everyone, I bought a Helix a few weeks ago and I've got to say I'm absolutely blown away with it! So far I've mostly been using it with my reference monitors and sometimes into an amp until I get sorted with a portable FRFR system. I'd like to start using headphones for late night practice, and so I'm looking at some nice over-ear headphones like the Sennheiser HD650. It seems most headphones in this category need a headphone amplifier depending on the source. So I'm wondering, can the Helix drive high-impedance headphones? Are other helix users using one? Please, let me know what you do headphone users!
  6. gustotangerine

    Power Amp

    Good Day Everybody, I have a Line 6 xt live which I am generally pretty happy with. I've had a couple amps with Power Amp In Inputs that allow me to amplify an uncolored signal. But recently I've been frustrated with the lack of volume control. I've got a 2-12 (EV loaded) Bag End cabinet at my disposal. I'm looking for a clean power amp that I can run into it and won't color my Line 6 sound. Any suggestions? Thanks, Pete-
  7. Mojo505

    Using my Helix live!

    Had a question on using my helix live. Want to run it through my old 4x12. I read somewhere that I could use a power amp to go directly in to the cab without having to use another amp. On the other hand ive debated buying a powered speaker and just running through that. I'm kinda stuck. What does everyone think?
  8. iriusman

    Recommended Amps?

    I realise this is a complicated and subjective question, but what amplifiers would you recommend for the Variax Standard: a) the best all round b) best for electric models c) best for acoustic d) most affordable?
  9. Literally desperate at this point guys,if anyone could help me find a site where to buy the fuse you would be a lifesaver.
  10. Hi! I recently get a Spider iv of 75 watts. I was so excited about it, but then i start with trouble. I was playing...testing the presets and making mine but suddenly I realized that the volume was too high in some of them, I didnt want to change the master volumen every time I change my channel...so I start reading the manual and I start changing my channel volume....I was doing fine, until I try to change the channel volumen of one of my presets. An example Drive Bass Mid Treb Channel Vol. 7 6 4 8 3 (On the display and knobs) This is how i safe my preset Then I move chanel volumen becouse it was a little bit down so it end like this... Drive Bass Mid Treb Channel Vol. 7 6 4 8 5 (On the display and knobs) BUT!!! the volumen just went all the way down.... so I needed to turn the channel volume all the way up just to get a lower sound than the initial one. What am I doing wrong?
  11. Hi, i'm using the pod xt with a valvestate Marshall 100 watt head and cabinet, and i'd like to know what's the perfect output for my equipment. I know i've got several options, like direct, Studio etc... which one would you recommend me for my marshall amplifier? Thanks.
  12. Railoe

    Amplifier for Pod HD500

    Hi I would like to know opinions what would be a good amplifier for Pod HD500 ?
  13. I have a line 6 spider valve 212 mk1 40w combo amp. Im looking to attatch an extention 4x12 cabinet to it for my bands live performances. I have 2 celestian 16 ohm speakers. What speaker specs for the cabinet as far as ohms can i use to work with the combo amp... i have multiple output jacks..... 8 ohm pair, 4 ohm single, 8 ohm out, preamp out and power amp in. along with a direct out. Which of these can u use with a compatible cabinet, and what would the specs of a compatible cabinet be?
  14. Hello I bougt this ampli+ mkII in 2010 january .... sound and functions are excellent but the quality of the product and the technixcal support are really bad !!! Nobody in france for to repair .. The more close is in Belgium, that make the cost of shipping really expensive! AFter one year of playing in home studio with no problem ,the MKII electronic board is dead ( 75€ to remplace) and since one year I have a recurrent problem with the Jam power which reboot randomly !!!! this is really lollipop ! :angry: Does anyone have encountered the same problem and can give me some information to repair ? Greetings from south Brittany France
  15. Hi I have a PC/Mac hybrid with Line6 Toneport UX2 soundcard a PS3 (with optical output). I use the toneport for all my guitar/bass amplification needs at home and also record with it via Logic Pro. I have a decent pair of PC speakers (Hercules 2.1) but cant hook the PS3 up to them. I'm thinking about getting something like this Denon Mini Hifi which will easily accommodate the Toneport UX2. It's small which is important as it'll be going in my very small home office. My main worry here is that it wont sound great; but surely it'll be far better than my PC speakers??? I'm especially worried about how the speakers might handle angry guitar tones etc. I know for a home studio setup the ideal is to use studio monitors but I don't have so much flexibility with inputs with those and I guess they are only good for work via Logic really. Anyway guys, your experiences/thoughts/recommendations would be appreciated on this. Jim
  16. I am putting together specs for my first complete home theater audio system, and am very curious about the possibility of running my Pod HD 500 through a 7.1 home theater amplifier with in-wall Polk audio speakers (or comparable) I'd like to hook up into an auxiliary input on the home theater amp in lieu of using a separate guitar amp or a PA System (which I don't have) Has anyone here ever done something like this? What issues should I take into consideration when choosing a home theater amplifier and speakers that would work alright with this setup?
  17. Version française. Deutsche version. DT25/DT50 FIRMWARE INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS NEEDED: A MIDI interface that connects to your computer via USB (download the current Driver for it if you don't have it installed) 2 MIDI cables (or a MIDI interface such as the M-Audio Uno that comes with attached MIDI cables, not: this interface must have it's own set of Midi drivers) NOTE: Line 6 recommends a name brand USB to MIDI interface produced by an audio company that supports/updates their drivers. Good choices include: M-Audio, Edirol, E-Mu and MOTU. These interfaces have proven to be more robust and reliable when it comes to large MIDI transfers such as the DT25 and DT50 update. Latest version of Line 6 Monkey installed. Download and install the Line 6 Monkey software here. Procedure Connect your MIDI interface to your computer via USB cable. Connect the DT25/DT50 MIDI Out to your MIDI interface In, and connect the DT25/DT50 MIDI In to your MIDI interface Out. Launch the Line 6 Monkey with the DT25/DT50 connected via the MIDI interface and powered on. Select the Flash Memory line item and click the Update Selection button to install the flash memory update into the DT25/DT50. The device will receive the firmware data and the unit will be updated to the latest Firmware. ***If the firmware update fails and you are having trouble reconnecting to Line 6 Monkey, please try putting the unit into SAFE MODE before starting up and connecting to the Line 6 Monkey software. To do this, hold the channel select switch down to 'Channel B' and power on the DT amplifier while holding this switch down. Let go of the switch after 10 seconds or so, then re-start Line 6 Monkey and follow the steps above to update/re-install the flash memory. Instructions d’installation du firmware DT 25 et DT 50 Vous avez besoin de : Une interface MIDI qui connecte à votre PC via USB (téléchargez le pilote le plus récent pour cette interface) 2 câbles MIDI (ou une interface MIDI comme le M-Audio Uno avec des câbles attachés.) Attention une interface USB à MIDI de marque d’un fabriquant audio connu comme M-Audio, Edirol, E-Mu ou MOTU est recommandé. Ces interfaces sont plus robustes et fiables pour les transfers larges comme des mises à jour. Installez la version la plus récente de Line 6 Monkey. Téléchargez le ici : http://fr.line6.com/software/ Procédure : Connectez votre interface MIDI à votre câble USB. Connectez la sortie MIDI du D25/D50 à l’entrée de votre interface MIDI et connectez l’entrée MIDI du DT25/DT50 à la sortie MIDI de l’interface MIDI. Lancez Line 6 Monkey avec le DT25/DT50 connecté et allumez le. Cliquez Flash Memory et Update Selection pour installer la mise à jour sur le DT25/DT50. La mise à jour est maintenant effectuée. Si vous avez des problèmes avec la mise à jour ou avec la reconnexion de l’appareil au Line 6 Monkey, essayez le SAFE MODE avant vous l’allumez et connectez au logiciel Line 6 Monkey. Maintenez Channel Select sur la position Channel B et allumez l’ampli DT en maintenant ce commutateur. Lâchez le commutateur après 10 secondes et redémarrez Line 6 Monkey. Essayez de faire la mise à jour encore une fois. Anleitung zur DT25/DT50 Firmware Installation: Benötigt: Eine MIDI Schnittstelle, welche Sie an Ihren PC anschließen können. (laden Sie sich bitte den neusten Treiber für das Gerät herunter. Achtung, Line 6 empfiehlt eine MIDI Schnittstelle eines Marken-Audio Herstellers, da diese regelmäßig Treiberupdates bekommen. Marken wie M-Audio Uno, Edirol, E-Mu und MOTU. Diese Schnittstellen haben erwiesen, dass sie robuster und zuverlässig sind bei großen MIDI Dantentransferen wie die DT25 un DT50 Aktualisierungen. Die neueste Version der Line 6 Workbench. Herunterladen können Sie Monkey hier. Verfahren: Verbinden Sie die MIDI Schnittstelle über USB mit Ihrem Computer. Verbinden Sie den MIDI Ausgang des DT25 oder DT50 mit dem Eingang der MIDI Schnittstelle und den MIDI Ausgang der Schnittstelle mit dem Eingang des DT25/DT50. Starten Sie Line 6 Monkey während das DT25/DR50 vie MIDI an Ihren Computer angeschlossen ist. Wählen Sie Flash Memory dann Update Selection um das Update zu installieren. Das Gerät wird nun die erforderlichen Informationen laden und sich selbst aktualisieren. Achtung, sollte die Aktualisierung fehlschlagen und Sie müssen Line 6 Monkey wieder neu verbinden, dann solten Sie versuchen das DT25/DT50 im Safe Mode zu starten. Bevor Sie es nun wieder starten, halten Sie den Channel Select und starten Sie Line 6 Monkey. Starten Sie das Gerät neu während der Knopf in Richtung Channel B gedrückt ist Lassen Sie dann den Knopf nach ca. 10 Sekunden wieder los und starten Sie Line 6 Monkey. Folgen Sie dann nocheinmal die Anleitung zur Firmware-Installation
  18. Line6Tony

    DT50/DT25: FAQ

    Zur deutschen Version. La version française. Please read through the DT50/DT25 Terminology FAQ first, to familiarize yourself with the terms that will be referenced here. Application Q: Are there any presets on the DT50/DT25 amplifier in the manner of previous Line 6 amps? A: No. The DT50/DT25 behaves like a traditional amp where the user simply dials in a tone to the WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) functionality. Q: Are the DT50/DT25 amplifiers Mono(phonic)? A: As with most tube amplifiers, yes. Q: Which type of amp modeling is using with the DT50/DT25? A: Line 6's newest HD amp models (same as our new POD HD). Q: How does the power amp tubes contribute to the DT50/DT25's sound? A: The EL34's (DT50) or EL84's (DT25) are the main source of distortion in the amp. The guitar signal is actually being amplified at every progressive stage in the circuit, but the power tubes are the first to truly "clip" and provide the distortion that most tube amp devotees desire. Q: How does the modeling of the DT50/DT25 contribute to the overall tone? A: In the DT50/DT25's "normal mode", the modeling performs the function of the preamp: mating the digital preamp with the analog power amp so the whole system creates the sound of the amp modeled. This is different than our previous Spider Valve amps, where we modelled the entire amp model (pre-amp and power amp) and then fed that signal through the output tube power section. In "low power mode" (pulling the master volume switch out on the DT50 or on the DT25 flipping the switch on the back panel), the digital modeling section will assume duties for the power amp section and the Master Volume has been scaled so that you can have the sound of a driven power amp at lower monitoring volume levels. If you turn the master volume knob all the way up in this mode, you will have Spider Valve-like tones behavior (where the pre and power amp software modeling signal is pushing the EL34 or EL84 tubes). In both Normal and Low Power modes, cabinet modeling is applied to the output signal fed to the power tubes. When using a POD HD device connected via L6 Link, you must use the default cabinet model that is recalled on the POD HD 'pre' amp model when using the L6 Link connection with the DT amp to get the same type of sound as using the DT amplifier by itself with the same amp model. Lastly, when using Low Volume Mode on the DT amp with a POD HD connected via L6 Link, the sound of a 'Pre' amp model selected on the POD preset will sound slightly different if an identical amp model is selected on the DT amplifier (on Channel B ). This is because when using the Low Volume Mode on the DT amp with L6 Link, Channel A on the DT amp with the POD modeling is still using the just the PRE amp model with the scaled Master Volume knob, whereas Channel B on the DT amp uses the preamp AND power amp modeling with the scaled Master Volume. The inclusion of the power modeling is what makes it sound differently. Q: What is the difference between the DT25 and the DT50 amplifier? A: The DT25 operates at 25 watts maximum output using two (2) EL84 power tubes vs. the EL34's found in our DT50's. Otherwise, it is essentially the same as its big-brother, the DT50. For more info, please check the new product page for the DT25 here. DT50/DT25 Voicings Switch I – Negative Feedback Loop (NFL) setting is high; channel control behavior much like that of a West Coast American amp of the 1960’s. Recommended settings: Class AB & Pentode. II – NFL is medium; channel control behavior much like that of a classic British amp of the 1960’s known for it's "glassy" yet warm tones. Recommended settings: Class AB & Pentode. III – Zero Negative Feedback Loop operation (a very open/dynamic feeling amp); channel control behavior much like that of a “chime-like toned� British amp of the 1960’s. Recommended settings: Class A & Pentode (clean) or switch to Triode (for rounder, more vintage feel). IV – NFL is low in value, with an added low frequency resonance ideally suited for modern high-gain voicing; channel control behavior much like that of a more recent West Coast American amp of the 1990's. Recommended settings: Class AB & Pentode. Class A & Class AB Switch Class A: Cathode biased. Provides the player with more dynamic with touch sensitivity. DT50 operates at 25 watts. DT25 operates at 10 watts. Class AB: Fixed biased. Provides greater headroom and power than Class A. DT50 operates at 50 watts. DT25 operates at 25 watts. Pentode & Triode Switch Pentode: Clearer tone and more headroom. Triode: Rounder tone, less output and more vintage feel. L6 Link L6 LINK is a proprietary Digital Audio connection developed for exclusive connection between the POD HD series modeling processors and the DT50/DT25 amplifier(s). Do NOT connect any other sort of analog audio device that appears to have a standard 3-pin (XLR) connector to the L6 LINK, as damage will occur. Connect a digital XLR cable (AES/EBU cable) from the POD HD L6 LINK jack directly to the DT amp’s L6 LINK IN jack. Most XLR cables should provide sufficient performance, but use a digital XLR (AES/EBU) cable for best performance and signal to noise ratio. Specifications DT50 Specifications DT25 Specifications Q: Is there a chart for the amp models of the DT series amps and the POD HD series? A: Yes, there is a .pdf document with this information here. *Please note, most of the amp models on the DT series are only accessible via MIDI. Please reference the following document for information on accessing these models: Using MIDI to Change Amp Settings on the DT50/DT25 Amplifiers Q: What speakers are used the DT50/DT25 amps? A: DT50/DT25 112 Combo has the Celestion custom G12H90 12� speaker. DT50 212 Combo has a Celestion custom G12H90 12� and a Celestion Vintage 30 12� speaker. Q: What tubes ship in the DT50/DT25 amps? A: DT50: Electro-Harmonix 12AX7 preamps tubes (2) and Electro-Harmonix EL34 power tubes (2). DT25: Chinese-branded 12AX7 preamp tube (1) and Electro-Harmonix EL84 power tubes (2). Q: What is the Bias Spec on the DT50's EL34 power tubes? A: 36 mV +/- 1 mV. Q: What is the Bias Spec on the DT25's EL84 power tubes? A: 22 mV +/- 3 mV. Q: What Line 6 controllers work with the DT50/DT25? A: Any of the POD HD series units. They utilize the new proprietary L6 Link (3-pin) digital connection to control amp topology settings in Channel A to whatever parameters are set in the active POD HD patch. There is a jack labelled for "Footswitch" on the back of the amp to allow for switching between Channel A and B. Please use a "tip-sleeve" (mono 1/4") latching-type footswitch to use this feature. Setup/Connection Q: Is there a headphone output on the DT50/DT25 series? A: No. Q: Is there a bias switch to change the power tubes to 6L6’s or other tube types? A: No, the DT50/DT25 series do not offer bias-switchable options and were designed to operate with the EL34 (DT50) or EL84 (DT25) power output tubes. Q: Can I run my DT50/DT25 without a speaker load? A: No! You should always run a tube amplifier with a speaker load present. Please follow the properly load connection requirements as silkscreened on the back of the amplifier chassis. Q: Will installing casters on a DT50/DT25 112 or 212 combo chassis void my warranty? A: No, correctly installed casters will not void the warranty. However, if you are not 100% sure on how to correctly install casters, please take your amp to a qualified amp/service technician and have them install the hardware. We do NOT cover damage caused to the amplifier from an incorrect installation! *** Here is a link to one of our Forum Members (MDinice) who was kind enough to share a template for Ernie Ball type casters: http://line6.com/community/thread/57744?tstart=0 (the template is also available at the bottom of this document). Known-Issues 12AX7 Preamp Tube Swapping: If you decide to swap out different 12AX7 preamp tubes, do NOT use anything labeled “LP� (Long Plate) for the first preamp tube stage (labeled as V3), as “LP� labeled tubes are extremely microphonic. Q: How do I control the v2.0 update features of the DT25/DT50 amplifier using MIDI? A: We have created a document to help with sending MIDI to your DT amplifier to control the various additional features of the v2.0 update. Please see the following document for these instructions: Using MIDI to Change Amp Settings on the DT50/DT25 Amplifiers Also, here is a link with information on troubleshooting tube amplifiers: Troubleshooting Your Tube Amp Bitte lesen Sie sich zuerst DT50/DT25 Terminology FAQ durch um sich mit den Begriffen bekannt zu machen, die im folgenden Dokument Verwendung finden. Gibt es Presets auf dem DT25/DT50, so wie auf anderen Line 6 Verstärkern? Nein, die DT25/DT50 Verstärker verhalten sich genau wie traditionelle Verstärker. Sind die DT25/DT50 Verstärker Mono? Ja, so wie die meisten Röhrenverstärker. Welche Art Verstärkermodelierung wird bei den DT25/DT50 angewandt? Wir verwenden sie neusten Line 6 HD Verstärkermodelle. (wie im POD HD) Wie tragen die Röhren zum Sound der DT25/DT50 bei? Die EL34 (DT50) und EL84 (DT25) sind die Hauptquelle für die Verzerrung des Verstärkers. Das Signal wird nach und nach im Verstärker verstärkt, aber die Röhren haben hier den größten Einfluss. Sie liefern den ersehnten Verzerrungston, den die meisten Röhrenverstärker haben. Wie trägt das Modelling der DT25/DT50 zum Sound bei? Im „Normal“ Modus übernimmt das Modelling die Funktion des Vorverstärkers. Es führt die digitale Vorverstärkung mit der analogen Endstufe zusammen um den modellierten Sound zu erreichen. Bei unseren alten Spider Verstärkern, im Gegensatz, haben wir den gesamten Verstärker modelliert und dieses Signal durch die Röhren geschickt. Im „Low“ Modus übernimmt das digitale Modelling die Arbeit der Endstufe und der Master Volume Knopf ist so skaliert, dass Sie den Ton einer aufgedrehten Endstufe auch bei niedrigen Abhörlautstärken erreichen. Wenn Sie den Master Volume Knopf hinten gegen drehen erhalten Sie einen Sound der ähnlich klingt wie die Spider Valve Verstärker. In beiden Modi wird das Cab Modelling in den Ausgang gespeist, direkt in die Röhren. Wenn Sie ein POD HD Gerät verwenden, welches via L6 Link verbunden ist, müssen Sie das standard Cab Modell benutzen, welches auf dem POD HD Vorverstärker Modell ist wenn Sie es mit L6 Link an den DT Verstärker anschließen. So erhalten sie den gleichen Ton, den Sie erhalten würden, wenn Sie den DT Verstärker allein mit diesem Modell verwenden würden. Außerdem wird der Ton im „Low“ Modus auf dem DT, wenn dieser per L6 Link an einen POD HD angeschlossen ist und Sie ein Vorverstärkermodell auswählen auf dem POD, etwas unterschiedlich klingen als wenn Sie das Modell sofort auf dem DT auf Kanal A auswählen. Das kommt daher, dass wenn Sie den „Low“ Modus auf dem DT mit L6 Link verwenden der Kanal A auf dem DT mit POD Modelling immer noch nur das Voverstärker Modell mit skaliertem Master Volume verwendet während Kanal B auf dem DT Voverstärker UND Endstufe modelliert. Was ist der Unterschied zwischen DT25 und DT50? Der DT25 hat maximal 25 Watt mit seinen zwei EL84 im Gegensatz zu den EL34 im DT50 mit maximal 50 Watt. DT 50 und DT 25 Stimmungen: I – Negative Feedback Loop (NFL) eingestellt auf High. Die Kanalkontrolle verhält sich wie bei einem West Coast American Verstärker aus den 60er Jahren. Empfohlene Eisntellungen: Class AB & Pentode. II – NFL ist auf Medium eingestellt. Die Kanalkontrolle verhält sich wie ein klassischer britischer Verstärker der 60er Jahre. Empfohlene Eisntellungen: Class AB & Pentode. III – Zero Negative Feedback führt zu einem sehr dynamischen und offenen Verstärkersound. Die Kanalkontrolle wirkt wie bei einem britischen Verstärker der 60er Jahre. Empfohlene Einstellungen: Class A & Pentode oder Triode. IV – NFL auf niedriger Einstellung: Zusätzliche Tieffrequenzresonanz für den modernen High-Gain. Die Kanalkontrolle wirkt wie bei einem neueren West Coast American Verstärker der 90er Jahre. Empfohlene Einstellungen: Class AB & Pentode. Class A & Class AB Schalter: Class A: Gittervorspannung (Cathode Bias). Dynamischerer und empfindlicher. DT 50 läuft hier mit 25 Watt und DT 25 mit 10. Class AB: Fixed Bias: Mehr Headroom als in Class A. (DT50 läuft auf 50 Watt und DT25 auf 25). Pentode & Triode Schalter: Pentode: Klarerer Ton und mehr Headroom. Triode: Runderer Ton mit weniger Ausgangssignalstärke und Vintage Gefühl. L6 Link: L6 Link ist eine Digitale Audio Verbindung von Line 6. Entwickelt exklusiv für den Verbindungsaufbau zwischen POD HD und DT25 sowie DT50 Verstärkern. Verbinden Sie KEIN anderes Gerät mit XLR Anschluss mit L6 Link. Dies kann Schäden hervorrufen. Stecken Sie ein XLR Kabel (AES/EBU) in den POD HD L6 LINK Ausgang und das andere Ende in den Jack Eingang des DT Verstärkers. Die meisten XLR Kabel sollten ausreichend Performance liefern. Sie können aber auch ein digitales XLR Kabel verwenden um die beste Performance zu erreichen. Spezifikationen: DT50 Specifications DT25 Specifications Gibt es seine List der Verstärkermodelle für die Verstärker der DT Serie? Ja. Es gibt ein pdf Dokument hier. Achtung, die meisten Vorverstärkermodelle für die DT Serie können nur via MIDI erreicht werden. Nutzen Sie dazu folgendes Dokument: Using MIDI to Change Amp Settings on the DT50/DT25 Amplifiers Welche Lautsprecher warden im Verstärker verwendet? Im DT50 und DT25 112 Combo sind Celestion Custom G12H90 12“ Lautsprecher installiert. Die DT50 212 Combo hat auch einen 12“ Celestion Custom und zusätzlich einen Celestion Vintage 30 12“. Welche Röhren Sind in den Verstärkern eingebaut? DT50: Electro-Harmonix 12AX7 Voverstärker Röhren. (2 Stück) Sowie Electro-Harmonix EL34 Röhren. (2 Stück) DT25: Eine 12AX7 Voverstärker Röhre aus chinesicher Herstellung sowie zwei Sovtek EL84 Röhren. Was ist die Voreinstellung der DT50 EL34 Röhren? 36mV +/- 1mV. Was ist die Voreinstellung der DT25 EL84 Röhren? 22mV +/- 3,V Welche Line 6 Steuerungen funktionieren mit den DT25 und DT50? Alle POD HD Geräte. Diese Geräte verwenden die neue, digitale L6 Link Verbindung um Kanal A auf die Einstellungen im derzeitigen POD HD Patch zu setzen. Auf der Rückseite ist ein „Footswitch“ Jack, um zwischen Kanal A und B zu wechseln. Wenn Sie dieses Feature verwenden wollen, schließen Sie bitte einen TS Mono (1/4“) Fußschalter hier an. Gibt es einen Kopfhörerausgang am DT25/DT50? Nein. Gibt es einen Vorspannungsschalter um die Röhren auf 6L6 oder andere Röhrenarten aumzuschalten? Nein, die DT25/DT50 Verstärker sind für den EL34/EL84 Gebrauch entworfen. Kann ich die DT25/DT50 ohne Lautsprecherlast verwenden? Nein! Sie sollten Röhrenverstärker niemals ohne angeschlossenen Lautsprecher verwenden. Bitte folgen Sie den Belastungsvorschriften auf der Rückseite des Gerätes. Erlischt meine Garantie, wenn ich Rollen an meine DT50/DT25 112 oder 212 Combo installiere? Nein, bei korrekt installierten Rollen bleibt die Garantie bestehen. Sollten Sie jedoch nicht 100% sicher sein wie Sie die Rollen installieren sollen, sollten Sie die Installation von einem qualifizierten Techniker durchführen lassen. Line 6 deckt keine Schäden, die durch falsche Installation von Rollen entstehen. Eines unserer Forenmitglieder MDinice hat netterweise eine Vorlage hochgeladen für die Installation von Ernie Ball Rollen: http://line6.com/support/thread/57744?tstart=0 Bekannte Probleme: Austausch der 12AX7 Vorverstärker Röhren: Verwenden Sie keine Long Plate „LP“ Röhren, da diese extrem mikrofonisch sind. Wie kann ich die neuen Funktionen des 2.0 Updates auf dem DT25/DT50 Verstärker per MIDI kontrollieren? Wir haben ein Dokument erstellt um Ihnen dabei zu helfen: Using MIDI to Change Amp Settings on the DT50/DT25 Amplifiers Und hier noch ein Link mit Informationen zur Fehlerbehebung bei Röhrenverstärkern: Troubleshooting Your Tube Amp Avant de lire ce document familiarisez-vous avec les termes utilisés: DT50/DT25 Terminology FAQ Est-ce qu’il y en a des presets sur les amplis DT25 et DT50 comme pour les autres amplis Line6 ? Non. Le DT25/DT50 se comporte comme un ampli traditionnel. Est-ce que les amplis DT25/DT50 sont monophoniques ? Oui, comme la plupart des amplis a lampes. Quelle modélisation d’ampli est-ce que le DT25/DT50 utilise ? Las modélisation HD la plus nouvelle de Line 6. (Comme notre nouveau POD HD) Comment est-ce que les lampes contribuent au ton de l’ampli ? Les EL34 (DT50) et EL84 (DT25) sont la source primaire pour la distorsion de l’ampli. Le signal de la guitare est amplifié à chaque étape progressive dans le circuit mais les lampes sont les premiers de distordre que la plupart des fidèles d'amplis à tubes désirent. Comment est-ce que la modélisation du DT25/DT50 contribue au ton de l’ampli ? En mode normal du DT25/DT50, la modélisation fonctionne comme le préampli. Il connecte le préampli digital avec l’ampli de puissance analogue pour créer le son d’ampli désiré. C’est différent de nos amplis Spider Valve. Pour ces amplis, nous avons modélisé tout le ampli (préampli et ampli de puissance) et dérivent ce signal à la sortie de l’ampli de puissance à lampes. En mode « low power », la modélisation digitale assumera les fonctions de l’ampli de puissance et le bouton Master Volume est modifié : Un son qui ressemble un ampli de puissance avec une haute entrée qui peut être écouté avec un volume faible du moniteur. Si vous tournez le bouton Master Volume au maximum, vous recevez des tons Spider Valve (le logiciel de modélisation du ampli et préampli utilise les lampes EL34 et EL84). En modes « Low Power » et « Normal » la modélisation est appliquée au signal de sortie envoyé à l’ampli de puissance à lampes. Si vous utilisés un POD HD connecté avec L6 Link vous devez utiliser le modèle de baffle par défaut de du modèle préampli sur le POD HD si vous utilisez une connexion L6 Link avec l’ampli DT pour recevoir le même son si vous utilisez l’ampli DT par lui-même. Finalement, l’ampli a un mode « Low Volume » s’il est connecté à un POD HD via câble L6 Link. Le ton d’un modèle préampli sélecté sur le preset POD sonnera légèrement différente si un modèle identique est sélecté sur l’ampli DT sur canal A parce que en mode Low Volume, canal A sur le DT utilise seulement le modèle préampli avec le bouton Master Volume modifié et canal B sur le DT utilise la modélisation préampli ET ampli de puissance avec le bouton Master Volume modifié. L’inclusion de la modélisation du ampli de puissance est la différence ici. Quelle est la différence entre le DT25 et le DT50 ? Le DT25 a 25 watt maximum et 2 lampes EL84 et le DT50 e 50 watts maximum avec des lampes EL34. Trouvez le DT25 ICI et le DT50 ICI. DT50/DT25 Voicings Switch : I – La configuration de la boucle de rétroaction négative est sur HIGH. Le contrôle du canal fonctionne un peut comme un ampli West Coast American des années 1960. Configurations recommandés : Class AB et Pentode. II - La configuration de la boucle de rétroaction négative est sur MEDIUM. Le contrôle du canal fonctionne comme un ampli anglais classique des années 1960. Configurations recommandés : Class AB et Pentode. III – Aucune boucle de rétroaction négative. Un ampli dynamique Configurations recommandés : Class A Pentode ou Triode IV - La configuration de la boucle de rétroaction négative est sur LOW avec une résonance de fréquence basse pour les tons modernes à haut gain. Le contrôle canal fonctionne comme un des plus nouveaux amplis West Coast American des années 90. Configurations recommandés : Class AB et Pentode. Class A & Class AB Switch: Class A: Cathode bias. Fournit le joueur avec plus de dynamique et de la sensibilité de toucher. Le DT50 fonctionne à 25 watts et le DT25 à 10 watts. Class AB : Fixed biased. Fournit plus d’hauteur de niveau maximum de l’entrée et plus de puissance que Class A. Le DT50 fonctionne à 50 watts et le DT25 à 25 watts. Pentode & Triode Switch : Pentode : Du son clair et beaucoup d’hauteur de niveau d’entrée. Triode : Son ronde avec une sensation vintage. Moins de niveau. L6 Link L6 Link est une connexion Digital Audio propriétaire de Line 6 développé pour une connexion exclusive des produits de Line 6 avec Line 6 Link. Ne connectez pas un autre appareil analogue avec un connecteur XLR standard au Line 6 Link. Dommage se produira. Connectez un câble XLR digital (AES/EBU) du POD HD jack L6 LINK directement dans le L6 LINK IN de l’ampli DT. La plupart des câbles XLR offrent des performances suffisantes mais vous pouvez utiliser un câble XLR digital pour une performance meilleure. Spécifications : Spécifications du DT50 Spécifications du DT25 Est-ce qu’il y en a une table pour les modèles des amplis DT et des POD HD ? Oui, Il y en a un document pdf. ICI. Attention, une plupart des modèles sont uniquement accessibles via MIDI. Consultez ce document pour plus d’informations sur l’accès de ces modèles: Using MIDI to Change Amp Settings on the DT50/DT25 Amplifiers Quels haut-parleurs est-ce que vous utilisez avec les amplis DT25/DT50? Nous installons des Celestion Custom G12H90 12’’ dans la DT50/DT25 112 Combo et Un Celestion Custom G12H90 12’’ avec un Celestion Vintage 12’’ dans la combo DT50 212. Quels tubes est-ce que vous utilisez ? DT50 : Deux tubes Electro-Harmonix 12AX7 préampli et deux tubes Electro-Harmonix de puissances EL34. DT25 : Un tube 12AX7 préampli chinois et deux tubes de puissances Sovtel EL84. Quel est la polarisation sur les EL34 dans le DT50 ? 36mV +/- 1mV Quel est la polarisation sur les EL84 dans le DT25 ? 22mV +/- 3mV Quels contrôleurs Line 6 fonctionnent avec le DT50/DT25 ? Tous les appareils POD HD. Ils utilisent la nouvelle connexion digitale L6 Link pour contrôler les configurations an canal A. Il y en a un jack « Footswitch » à l’arrière de l’ampli pour changer entre canal A et B. Utilisez un commutateur au pied contact 2 points (mono 1/4") de type verrouillage. Est-ce qu’il y en a une sortie casque sur les DT25/DT50 ? Non. Est-ce qu’il y en a un commutateur pour changer les tubes en 6L6 ou autres types ? Non les DT25/DT50 n’ont pas une fonction pour changer le type du tube. Le DT25/DT50 a été conçu pour les tubes EL34 et EL84. Est-ce que je peux utiliser l’ampli sans impédance sur la sortie (c'est-à -dire un haut-parleur) ? Non! Vous devriez toujours utiliser un amplificateur à tube avec un haut-parleur présent. Suivez les instructions de raccordement indiqué sur l'arrière du châssis de l'amplificateur. Seront l’installation de roulettes sur mon DT50/DT25 annuler ma garantie? Non, roulettes correctement installés ne seront pas annuler la garantie. Mais si vous n'êtes pas certain à 100% de comment installer les roulettes correctement, prenez votre ampli à un technicien ampli / service qualifié pour faire installer le matériel. Nous ne couvrons pas les dommages causés à l'amplificateur à cause d’un montage incorrect! MDinice, un membre de notre forum a eu la gentillesse de partager un modèle de roulettes de type Ernie Ball : http://line6.com/support/thread/57744?tstart=0 Problèmes connus : Si vous voulez échanger les 12AX7 tubes du préampli, n’utilisez pas les tubes LP (Long Plate) pour la première partie du préampli (V3). Les tubes LP sont très microphoniques. Comment est-ce que je peux contrôler nouveaux fonctions de la mise à jour V2.0 de l’ampli DT25 et DT50 via MIDI ? Nous avons crées un document pour vous aider avec la communication MIDI avec l’ampli DT pour contrôler les fonctions de la mise à jour 2.0 : Using MIDI to Change Amp Settings on the DT50/DT25 Amplifiers Informations sur le dépannage des amplis à tubes: Troubleshooting Your Tube Amp
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